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Funded by the European Union under grant agreement nº KA220-SCH-063197DD

Period: 01/11/2022 – 31/10/2024

Co-funded by the European Union

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AstronoMine is a project co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union dedicated to increasing interest in astronomy amongst young students and primary education teachers.

AstronoMine’s main objectives are the promotion of astronomy in schools through game-based learning, improve the quality of education in the fields of STEM and enhance teachers’ digital skills.

The project will produce 2 concrete results:

The Teachers’ Manual: a comprehensive Manual to help teachers introduce the topic of astronomy in their classrooms.
AstronoMine World in Minecraft: a dedicated Minecraft world to introduce many topics of astronomy to students.

The project is coordinated by the Drumcondra Education Centre – Ireland – and includes partners from Cyprus (Hearthands Solutions), Greece (Private School Themistoklis S.A), Netherlands (Atermon B.V.), Portugal (NUCLIO) and Spain (Elhuyar Fundazioa).

More information on the project website: